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The Child That Books Built: A Life in Reading

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3.1 out of 5
Based on 102 Ratings and 36 Reviews

Book Description
In this extended love letter to children's books and the wonders they perform, Francis Spufford makes a confession: books were his mother, his father, his school. Reading made him who he is. To understand the thrall of fiction, Spufford goes back to his earliest encounters with books, exploring such beloved classics as The Wind in the Willows, The Little House on the Prairie, and The Chronicles of... More
Book Information
PublisherPicador USA
BindingPaperback (5 editions)
Reading LevelUncategorized
# of Pages224
ISBN-100312421842
ISBN-13978-0312421847
Publication Date12/01/2003
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About Francis Spufford (Author) : Francis Spufford is a published author and an editor. Some of the published credits of Francis Spufford include The Child That Books Built: A Life in Reading, The Child That Books Built.
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